Wed. Nov 20th, 2019

Opinion

The Winding Road of Tolkien’s Jewish Allegory

The Winding Road of Tolkien’s Jewish Allegory

“I didn’t intend it, but when you’ve got these people on your hands, you’ve got to make them different, haven’t you?” “The dwarves of course are quite obviously, wouldn’t you say that in many ways they remind you of the Jews? Their words are Semitic, obviously, constructed to be Semitic. The hobbits are just rustic English people,” he said.

About Us

The IAS Gazette is a news site run by undergraduates from the Singapore Institute of Management’s International Affairs Society (IAS). Founded in 2018, it traces its roots to The Capital, a now defunct bimonthly magazine previously under the IAS.

The Capital Magazine